Articles in the Expert Interviews and Resources Category
The Last Victim co-author Jeffery Kottler talks about Jason Moss’s serial killer obsession and how the book led to the making of the film “Dear Mr. Gacy” starring William Forsythe as John Wayne Gacy. (more…)
“Handwriting Analysis of Serial Killers” is an interesting observation on the analysis of several different serial killers’ hand writing, including John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson, and Jack the Ripper. The author, Anna Koren, is a foremost world expert in graphology, in Haifa, Israel. According to Wikipedia, Graphology is the study and analysis of handwriting especially in relation to human psychology.
In this interview on The Writer’s Forensic Blog, Dr. Ramsland answers important questions about serial killers and their minds and motives. One point that is made clear is that serial killers often have a range of both natural and socialized components to their motives. Ramsland says “The balance between physiological/genetic make-up and environmental influences (parenting, toxic substances, mental health resources, drug abuse, peers and role models, poverty, gang proximity) differs from one individual to another.” (more…)